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  • Asparagus: Many Ways

    Asparagus: Many Ways

    When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to eat it! You can show your children or grandchildren how to prep asparagus. They can snap off the woody ends of asparagus, wash vegetables under cool running water, and season with salt and pepper and a little vegetable oil. Asparagus: Spears of Health Asparagus

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  • King of the Cruciferous: Broccoli

    King of the Cruciferous: Broccoli

    Snacks and finger foods with a kick! Kids love to eat these tiny “trees” with hummus in their lunch boxes and guests will enjoy how broccoli makes for easy finger food with dips or sauces. One serving is only ½ cup cooked which means you double your nutrients when you consume an average-sized portion of

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  • Quinoa, the Ancient Grain

    Quinoa, the Ancient Grain

    Quinoa is an ancient grain first cultivated in Peru. It’s rich in B vitamins, folate, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, zinc and
fiber and is especially high in vitamin E. Look for tan, red, brown and black varieties. Darker colors have richer, stronger flavors. Discovering the Ancient Grain, Quinoa   Most people think of grains as carbohydrates,

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  • Get a Healthy Boost from Beets

    Get a Healthy Boost from Beets

    Beets can add a healthy boost to your diet. Beets are a good source of riboflavin, which helps build healthy red blood cells. And, (fun fact), they come in multiple varieties, including red, golden, and white. Health Benefits of Beets   With the season of red and green before us, consider adding beets to your

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  • Colorful Cranberries

    Colorful Cranberries

    Fresh cranberries are available from October through early January. So, fall is a great time to stock up. Health Benefits of Cranberries   As we plan for the holidays, it seems most families include some form of cranberries with their Thanksgiving feast. What a shame we only use this healthy fruit once a year. Cranberries

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  • 2017 Open House

    2017 Open House

    Don’t miss the fall plant sale and open house at Coast Community Health Center on Wednesday, August 16. OSU Extension Service experts will share tips on growing and eating fresh, healthy fruits and veggies. Get locally sourced plants from the Bandon School District Go Native project and 101 Plants & Things.   Celebrate National Health

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  • Free Health and Nutrition Events, National Health Center Week 2015

    Coast Community Health Center is proud to support National Health Center Week, August 9 through 15, 2015, with free public health and nutrition events in Bandon and Port Orford. Get tips on healthy, budget-friendly meals and snacks for youngsters, adults and seniors. Experts from Oregon State University Extension Coos and Curry offices will share recipes

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